Period
to 18 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 27 9
Rank change year-on-year -18 -18 +14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 58 74 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.88% 5.86% 9.89%
As % of the Vendors category 8.59% 10.87% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 48 60
Reading median daily rate £336 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.57% -4.94% +3.23%
10th Percentile £303 £240 £300
90th Percentile £487 £508 £514
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £368 £425
% change year-on-year +2.04% -13.53% +16.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Reading median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -31.82% +32.18%
Berkshire median hourly rate £28.50 £16.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +75.38% -63.89% +15.38%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 675 681 750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 45.18% 53.96% 53.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 386 348
Reading median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £192 £275 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £423
% change year-on-year - +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 54
Reading median hourly rate £50.00 £19.31 £12.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.90% +56.69% -42.81%
10th Percentile £10.85 £14.10 £9.25
90th Percentile £64.95 £47.50 £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% +17.31% -27.78%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Reading

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Reading

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Reading over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Reading

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 25 (43.10%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (29.31%) VoIP
3 16 (27.59%) Firewall
3 16 (27.59%) Telecoms
3 16 (27.59%) Cisco UCCE
4 12 (20.69%) Windows
4 12 (20.69%) Unified Communications
5 11 (18.97%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
5 11 (18.97%) CCIE
5 11 (18.97%) CCNP
6 10 (17.24%) Juniper
6 10 (17.24%) WAN
7 9 (15.52%) WLAN
7 9 (15.52%) LAN
7 9 (15.52%) SQL
7 9 (15.52%) CheckPoint
7 9 (15.52%) VXML
7 9 (15.52%) Cisco UCCX
8 8 (13.79%) Network Security
8 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.07%) MPLS
9 7 (12.07%) ITIL
9 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
10 6 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (10.34%) IP Telephony
10 6 (10.34%) CCNA
10 6 (10.34%) Avaya
11 5 (8.62%) OSPF
11 5 (8.62%) Linux

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.62%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.72%) IaaS
4 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) VoIP
2 16 (27.59%) Firewall
3 12 (20.69%) Unified Communications
4 10 (17.24%) WAN
5 9 (15.52%) LAN
5 9 (15.52%) WLAN
6 8 (13.79%) Network Security
7 7 (12.07%) MPLS
8 6 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (10.34%) IP Telephony
9 5 (8.62%) Cisco ICM
9 5 (8.62%) OSPF
9 5 (8.62%) SIGTRAN
9 5 (8.62%) SS7
9 5 (8.62%) VPN
10 4 (6.90%) BGP
10 4 (6.90%) NetScreen
10 4 (6.90%) SSL
11 3 (5.17%) QSIG
11 3 (5.17%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Network Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Consultant
3 8 (13.79%) Senior Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Network Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Network Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Voice Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Voice Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Cisco Support
7 3 (5.17%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Data Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Network Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) VXML
2 2 (3.45%) LDAP
2 2 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.72%) gRPC
3 1 (1.72%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (1.72%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) IVR
1 5 (8.62%) User Experience
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (5.17%) RIA
4 2 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) PKI
5 1 (1.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Unix
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.72%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.07%) ITIL
2 5 (8.62%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 5 (8.62%) High Availability
2 5 (8.62%) WFM
3 4 (6.90%) DevOps
3 4 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (6.90%) Wireframes
4 3 (5.17%) Migration
4 3 (5.17%) Network Design
5 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.45%) Network Management
5 2 (3.45%) Presales
5 2 (3.45%) Quality Management
5 2 (3.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (1.72%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.72%) Project Governance
6 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.72%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.72%) C
3 1 (1.72%) Go
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (43.10%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (18.97%) CCIE
2 11 (18.97%) CCNP
2 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.34%) CCNA
5 4 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.17%) MCSE
6 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.45%) CCDA
7 2 (3.45%) CCVP
7 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.72%) CCDE
8 1 (1.72%) CEH
8 1 (1.72%) CISA
8 1 (1.72%) CISM
8 1 (1.72%) CISSP
8 1 (1.72%) MCSA
8 1 (1.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (27.59%) Cisco UCCE
2 11 (18.97%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (15.52%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.72%) Ansible
4 1 (1.72%) confd
4 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Juniper
2 9 (15.52%) CheckPoint
3 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.34%) Avaya
5 4 (6.90%) Acme Packet
5 4 (6.90%) Meraki
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle
5 4 (6.90%) Sonus
5 4 (6.90%) VMware
6 3 (5.17%) F5
6 3 (5.17%) Huawei
7 2 (3.45%) BT
7 2 (3.45%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.45%) Nokia
7 2 (3.45%) Nortel
7 2 (3.45%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.72%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.72%) HP
8 1 (1.72%) Symantec